January 30, 2023
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A Castle in Brooklyn: A Novel


Price: $4.99
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Spanning decades, an unforgettable novel about reckoning with the past, the true nature of friendship, and the dream of finding home.

1944, Poland. Jacob Stein and Zalman Mendelson meet as boys under terrifying circumstances. They survive by miraculously escaping, but their shared past haunts and shapes their lives forever.

Years later, Zalman plows a future on a Minnesota farm. In Brooklyn, Jacob has a new life with his wife, Esther. When Zalman travels to New York City to reconnect, Jacob’s hopes for the future are becoming a reality. With Zalman’s help, they build a house for Jacob’s family and for Zalman, who decides to stay. Modest and light filled, inviting and warm with acceptance—for all of them, it’s a castle to call home.

Then an unforeseeable tragedy—and the grief, betrayals, and revelations in its wake—threatens to destroy what was once an unbreakable bond, and Esther finds herself at a crossroads. A Castle in Brooklyn is a moving and heartfelt immigration story about finding love and building a home and family while being haunted by a traumatic past.


From the Publisher

"a story about love and endurance that will inspire readers and keep them turning the page""a story about love and endurance that will inspire readers and keep them turning the page"

Cover image for A Castle in Brooklyn by Shirley Russak WatchelCover image for A Castle in Brooklyn by Shirley Russak Watchel

"An enchanting, lively, and heartbreaking novel...""An enchanting, lively, and heartbreaking novel..."

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09W8KC1K9
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Little A (January 1, 2023)
Publication date ‏ : ‎ January 1, 2023
Language ‏ : ‎ English
File size ‏ : ‎ 1887 KB
Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
Print length ‏ : ‎ 263 pages

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